PCICUPediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
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Patients who will receive care in the PCICU at Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital include: All pre- and post-operative cardiovascular surgical patients requiring intensive care, Cardiac catheterization patients, both pre- and post-procedure, requiring intensive care, Patients with primary cardiac disease (either acquired or congenital) requiring intensive care, Patients with other organ system disease and acquired or congenital heart disease requiring intensive care where the cardiac condition is contributing to or worsening the patients illness
The Paediatric Cardiology Department at the Shahid Modarres Hospital consists of 18 beds in the ward and six beds in the PCICU. The department receives CHD patients (adults and children) referred by hospitals affiliated with Shahid Beheshti University.
Besides, 16 adult patients (more than 18 years old) with CHD were operated upon and were admitted to the PCICU afterwards.